Category Archives: 1960-1969

FlinterFile: Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich- Bend It!

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Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich released a single in 1966. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: The Impressions- Fool For You

The Impressions were a soul group who released their album This Is My Country in 1968. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: The Who- I Can See For Miles

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This song was written by Pete Townshend, shortly after he met Karen Astley in 1967. A year later they would get married. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Herman’s Hermits- Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter

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This song started as a song in the TV-series The Lads. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Elvis Presley- Are You Lonesome Tonight

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Roy Turk and Lou Handman wrote the song Are You Lonesome Tonight? in 1926. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: The Marmalade- Lovin’ Things

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The Marmalade had their first hit in 1968. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: The Four Tops- It’s The Same Old Song

The Four Tops had a number 1 hit in 1965 and so a follow-up single had to be written quickly. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: The Rolling Stones- We Love You

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Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Brian Jones were arrested on 12 February 1967 on drugs charges. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Johnny Rivers- Baby I Need Your Lovin’

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This song was written in 1964 by the Motown songwriters Holland-Dozier-Holland. Read the rest of this entry